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Vacancy ID F2006 Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Department Anthropology School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Regular Academic Year 2017-2018 Anticipated start date 08/16/2017 If temporary, expected end date Faculty Status Tenure Eligible, Notice (TE) Position/Job Summary
The Ithaca College Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full time, tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position in archaeology effective August 16, 2017. The position involves: teaching undergraduate courses in archaeology appropriate to the candidate's expertise and the department's needs, including a methods class; supervising field experiences; conducting and publishing research; and participating in service to the department, campus, community, and profession. Preference will be given to candidates with a holistic and integrative approach to teaching and research.
Position/Job Qualifications
PhD in hand at time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in teaching, an active program of research that will involve undergraduates, experience working with diverse populations, and an enthusiasm for working effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and students. Geographic area of specialization open, with preference for areas outside of South America. Topical specialization is open, though candidates with demonstrated experience in environmental and climatic applications of archaeology or modern technological applications, such as GIS, remote sensing, or bone chemistry, are particularly attractive.
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a resume, cover letter, and a list containing the contact information for at least three professional references. The cover letter should include discussion of experience or statement of philosophy for teaching and interacting with students of diverse populations, relevant work experience and scholarly interests, specific plans for including undergraduate students in your research,and how these relate to the position description above. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications November 4, 2016.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship will be considered for this position Department description
The Department of Anthropology values diversity and inclusivity. As a department, we engage in the holistic and systematic study of human biological and cultural diversity across time and space. This includes an examination of cultural diversity, development, and change as well as human origins, evolution and the importance of traits shared with closely related organisms. Founded in 1968, the department values an applied focus that has emerged as a response to ever changing conditions that challenge human groups everywhere. Faculty in the department focus on issues of equality, justice, sustainability, conservation, mind and body, and identity in their work and classes. They value experiential learning and activities that teach global citizenship, both here and abroad.
College description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

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FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes

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Posted: 11/2/2016
Application Due: 11/17/2016
Work Type: Full Time